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The Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway threads through natural areas and past spectacular water views, bluffs and brilliant fall foliage.
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This 943-mile route through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois hugs the banks of the Ohio River and passes myriad historical sites.
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One Chicago CityPass ($94) grants holders access to up to five attractions in addition to sweet perks (go ahead, skip the line). Interested? Here’s how we’d make the most of a weekend in Chicago with...
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Take advantage of summer break at the University of Illinois to enjoy outdoor attractions, great restaurants, museums and more in Champaign-Urbana.
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Lincoln sites in Springfield put a relatable face on a larger-than-life figure who intrigues even the most detached visitors. Whether you come for a serious lesson in history or a light-hearted slice...
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On the Galena River, this bustling historic town features century-old buildings housing shops and restaurants; some 50 inns and hotels welcome travelers for vacation getaways.
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This new hotel in Chicago's River East neighborhood is ready to spoil you with chic styling and amenities.
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Explore the Great River Road Scenic Byway towns of Quincy and Nauvoo, Illinois.
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James Beard Award winner Bruce Sherman shows how his farm-to-table approach at North Pond flourished before it was cool.
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Just 90 minutes northwest of Chicago, Rockford (population: 153,000) is reinventing itself as a weekend-worthy destination.

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